The advantages – your benefits

  • Save time
    Significantly reduce the amount of time required to plan and produce your reports.
  • Increase automation
    Optimise your workflows with our additional modules.
  • Minimise your workload
    Work in parallel and together with others down to the very last change.
  • Reduce susceptibility to errors
    Less monitoring while ensuring maximum traceability.
  • Publish on multiple channels
    Publish reports in print, online and Machine readable from a single source.

The system – unique architecture

Research and development partnerships
Adobe Technology Partner, partner of the Center for Corporate Reporting (CCR) and interaction with various stakeholder groups
In-house solutions
Modules developed in-house solve specific problems encountered when preparing of annual, ESG/sustainability and financial reports
Market-standard software
Time- and place-independent editing of layout, text and images in a central tool with transparent workflows
Highly specialised IT infrastructure
Our data centre guarantees complete data security far beyond the capabilities of conventional publishing systems

Modules developed in-house

Financial automation

finance plus is the cockpit for controllers: designed for table automation and the efficient transfer of figures from your consolidation software.

  • Significantly simpler processes for financial controllers – maximum security and autonomy
  • Figures are transferred to the Microsoft Excel-based layout in a fully automatic process
  • Applies to both entire tables and individual figures in your text
  • Figures are identical in all languages, taking language-specific requirements into account
  • No limitations to the design; figures can be applied exactly according to the agency’s template
  • Tables and figures can be positioned and adjusted independently – columns and rows can be added and removed as needed
  • Real-time analyses conduct comparisons during the upload process, highlight any changes and monitor the publication status
  • Full traceability and security are ensured with a log of all amendments in a job archive (audit trail)
  • Dictionary: the Excel library for central administration of relevant terms in all languages. For uniform text modules in all tables.

Machine readability XBRL based on the single-source-of-truth approach

The module “tagging plus” helps you to comply with the ESMA regulation (ESEF format).

  • Integrated approach without any change of platforms
  • Requires no manual intervention by external specialists
  • Machine readable/XBRL Implementation and financial report realization from one data source (single-source-of-truth approach)
  • Automated and system-supported change management
  • Notes integrated in the system and conformity for future ESMA regulations ensured
  • tagging plus generates all of the content, i.e. the entire annual report, on the fly in XHTML format. This offers a clear advantage over most common solutions, which are limited to the financial section of the report
  • Customer-specific taxonomy extensions are directly integrated
  • Secure, web-based cloud solution

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More knowledge about Machine readable/XBRL, ESEF, iXBRL, XHTML and tagging plus.

Visit our webinars or read more about Machine readable/XBRL reporting here.

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Translation management

translate plus enables a consistent, automated translation process in multiple languages with minimum effort.

  • Manage multilingual publications with no extra effort
  • Update with initial and subsequent translations at the touch of a button
  • No manual steps (copy/paste) required
  • All jobs are listed in the cockpit
  • Simple integration of translation providers
  • Error reduction through automation

Multi-channel capability

bridge plus closes the gap between print and online: optimised print and online reports prepared from a single source.

  • Print and online reports from a single data source
  • Design and functions can be freely defined
  • Automated: microsite can be updated directly from ns.publish
  • Time to market – quick production following final proofs
  • Media-compatible: Can be augmented with multimedia elements
  • Interactive key figure comparison with individual selection of criteria

Change management

milestone plus allows maximum traceability of changes at every stage of the project. Essential for the review process.

  • Optimal support for review processes
  • Permanent milestones stored on the basis of Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF
  • Detailed change report for interim approvals and audits
  • Full transparency and traceability are ensured at each stage of the project

Layout checks at every stage of production

Thanks to pdf plus, the cumbersome manual export of individual files is completely eliminated when creating a full or a chapter PDF. One click to a full PDF.

  • A full PDF of each publication or chapter for each language is generated in a simple process
  • The complete or chapter PDF is automatically created in the background
  • A cover page can also be generated if desired

Integration with disclosure management tools

docs plus enables automated preparation of financial reports, thanks to seamless integration with disclosure management tools.

  • Fully automated generation of financial reports from structured data
  • No manual input or post-editing necessary
  • Final version as InDesign document or PDF
  • Minimal checking necessary: data taken 1:1 from the disclosure management tool

Machine readability XBRL reporting based on the single-source-of-truth approach

Fulfil the new reporting requirements from a single data source. Benefit from our long-standing expertise in the field of automated finance interfaces. With the addition of the ‘tagging plus’ module, implementing the EU regulation is easy and intuitive. Prepare to integrate the non-financial disclosure into your management report as part of your sustainability reporting.

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The process – at a glance


IT security – for sensitive data


Certified according to ISO 27001 and SOC1 Type II Report ISAE-3402 for information security

Our certified information security policy (ISMS) ensures that the information underlying our actions fully meets the requirements for data and information security in terms of process, availability, confidentiality, integrity and authenticity are fully met.

Prevent unauthorised access to data

With SSL encryption and two-factor authentication (with SecurID token)

IT infrastructure with high availability

State-of-the-art architecture without a single point of failure

Guaranteed security

Regular audits and penetration tests by customers and independent IT consultancy firms

Automatic alert

Constant platform supervision with more than 900 sensors

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